Personal Growth
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Personal Growth

No one Ever Wants to Recognize It, But It Keeps Coming Back

How a friend’s old photos conjure such sorrow

“Tree of Hope.” Photo by John P. Weiss

Evening dog walks usually clear my mind and restore my spirit, but this time it was different.

I was carrying a quiet sense of melancholy, and my dog Nanuk knew something was amiss in my stride and lack of enthusiasm.

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John P. Weiss

John P. Weiss

I write elegant essays about life, which I illustrate with whimsical cartoons, and classic black & white photography. JohnPWeiss.com.